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By Michael LeFan

ISBN-10: 0738529397

ISBN-13: 9780738529394

based in 1881 via the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway corporation, Temple, Texas turned a railroad city in a single day. the corporate bought 181 acres after which auctioned off parcels to people searching for products/services attracted to offering providers for railroad gear and passengers. even though early on Temple had numerous unlucky nicknames--"Mudville," "Tanglefoot," and "Ratsville"--it quickly shed its picture as a muddy, rat-infested land, turned an incredible junction for 4 railway strains, and provided a land of chance for trade. The railway could carry flattering new nicknames like "Progressive Temple" and "Prairie Queen" in addition to an opportunity to be a part of the yankee Dream.

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